Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum Gallery

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Crossley plate on the 3bhp2720 viewsLarge engine displaying the Crossley plate - which was used in our 2006 brochure for the museum
1913 18hp P type National gas engine, serial no. 29294 was used in the Bradford area at a sewage treatment works.2717 views
view of the whole engine2715 viewsand viewing platforms
being transferred to the lorry2705 viewsHornsby oil engine November 2010
Geoff gives a brief history of where the engine came from 2705 viewsStott Engine facts:
Built by SS Stott in 1903
Horizontal cross compound engine
Cylinders 12.5 inches and 22 inches by three inches
Flywheel 10 foot in diameter with a weight of 10 tons
HP Corliss Valves, LP Slide Valves
Indicated horsepower 200-250hp
Jon Leigh with some opening remarks2703 viewsduring the presentation of the EHHS plaque May 2005
Geoff with Mirlees No 12699 viewslast minute adjustments before the Exhibition begins.

This is the first engine every built in the UK (and only the 3rd ever built in the world). It was completed in November 1897 by Mirrlees, Watson, Yaryan & Company Limited in Glasgow.
there wasn't an inch that didn't get photographed2698 views
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Close up of the gear wheels on the First Style Crossley Atmospheric2688 viewsDetails of the gears and mechanisms show in this shot
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Front view of 3bhp showing makers plate2685 viewsIn fantastic condition for its age (built 1877) this view shows the gear detail from the front and the makers plate
Close up of the fuel pump before it is removed for cleaning2685 viewsRuston VXA
Series of photographs starting the 4L2 for the first time (1)2679 viewsafter its restoration work - just prior to the EHHS presentation May 2005
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